M3GI Preview: Foghorn At Play

As the Crimson Trace Midnight 3-Gun Invitational draws near, Nick got some last-minute practice while I was treated to the world’s best possible 3-Gun beginner’s training (along with another half-dozen newbies) by Top Shot icon Iain Harrison himself . . . (more…)

As the Crimson Trace Midnight 3-Gun Invitational draws near, Nick got some last-minute practice while I was treated to the world’s best possible 3-Gun beginner’s training (along with another half-dozen…

Gun Review: Kimber Pro Crimson Carry II

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Life is all about balance. It’s a Zen thing. Yin. Yang. Black. White. For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Name your poison. Like in anything else…

Dear Diary: 30 Days to Conceal Carry, Day 3

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Went to the range today. If you’d like to read my in-depth review of the gun I’m carrying for the 30-day project, click on over. I’ll wait. Back? Good. Okay,…

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Dear Diary: 30 Days to Conceal Carry, Day 2

My first full day of conceal carry is complete. And it was an eye-opening experience, in more ways than one. Let me explain…

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Dear Diary: 30 Days to Conceal Carry, Day 1.

In my last post, I laid out what I plan to do for the next 30 days. Before we begin, I think it bears a few words about how I…

Gun Review: Kimber Crimson’s Laser, Part I

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I’ll admit it. I’m a technology fanboy. Give me a gadget, and I’ll rationalize a reason why I need it. My choice of cell phones? iPhone, natch. If I don’t…

I’ve got two main problems with laser sights. First, they’re a point of eye fixation. During a high stress event, you get tunnel vision. If you’ve trained with a laser sight, there’s a real danger you’ll become fixated on the laser dot (think laser pointers). If so, you’ll reduce your ability to gather and process visual information—at the precise moment you need to increase it. Secondly, failure. Laser sights are one more thing to go wrong. Not the technology. You. Although most switches are idiot-proof, you could fail to “light it up.”¬†While a gun still works without laser sights, do you really want your last thought on Earth to be “where the hell’s my laser dot?” And now, strategy . . .

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Crimson Trace – The Art of Survival?

I’ve got two main problems with laser sights. First, they’re a point of eye fixation. During a high stress event, you get tunnel vision. If you’ve trained with a laser…

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